Maker Table with Drawer Mod

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Maker Table with Drawer Mod

Anyone who’s been to a Maker Faire, or in the MAKE officers, has seen the ubiquitous Maker Table, a simple, very beefy workbench that we put together, made with components from our friends at Simplified Building Concepts. Chris over at SBC wrote to tell us about this cool project a customer has done, adding two drawers and a swanky finish to the tabletop so that it can be used as a living room furniture piece. [Thanks, Cathy Smith!]

Workbench Remake – Elegant Top, Drawers and Shelf

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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